Micah, don’t care

Micah was a boss on our walk, not letting the heat or the humidity keep him from galloping through the grass, marking every inch of his territory boundary, or even finding his poop spot right ...

Maxine’s Perfect Poop Spot

I write this knowing full well if Maxine ever finds out, I’ll be specks in her stool 🤫 There is something dogs (and exasperated owners) all over the city search for, a location more elusive ...

Polly in Spring

SPRING Not all of us were warm, not all of us.We are winter-lean, our faces are sharp with coldAnd there is a smell of wood smoke in our clothes;Not all of us were warm, though ...

Jake, the Hunter

He killed one hundred and thirty-one squirrelsIn a single season (a dog of honor who wouldn’t lieWhere one squirrel digit too many be false);And I said, “Pick your ears, listen! hark to me!Should a single ...

Zoso, no Trouble

How much trouble can two boys get into while penned to the backyard? You wouldn’t think much, especially with innocent faces like ours. Now, before you go getting the wrong idea from the papers or ...

Dogs are Love

Dogs are patient,Dogs are kind,Dogs are not jealous;Dogs do not brag,Dogs are not arrogant. Dogs do not act disgracefully,Dogs do not seek their own benefit;Dogs are not provoked,do not keep an account of a wrong ...